News & Articles - Fairmont Vancouver Airport

  • New Chef at Fairmont Vancouver Airport

      Chef Harris Sakalis joins Fairmont Vancouver Airport as executive chef, leading the culinary operation including the hotel’s award-winning Globe@YVR Restaurant and Jetside Lounge. Born and raised in Thessaloniki, Greece, Sakalis grew up in a family of fishers and hunters on the Mediterranean coast, where good food and gathering around the table with friends and family wove into the fabric of his family life. He credits his family for his passion for the craft and his deep commitment to sustainable sourcing…

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    Fairmont Ranked Best Airport Hotel

      Fairmont Vancouver Airport has been named the number one Airport Hotel in North America and number five Airport Hotel in the World for the eighth consecutive year at the annual Skytrax World Airport Awards. The World Airport Awards are the most prestigious accolades for the airport industry and based on more than 13 million questionnaires completed across 100 nationalities of airline passengers at 550 airports over a six-month period.  The Airport Hotel Awards rate overall hotel experience, access from…

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  • Seasoned Hotelier Steps into New Role as Fairmont Regional Vice-President

    Hospitality industry veteran Gregor Resch has taken the reins of some of Canada’s most iconic hotels. Resch has been named regional vice-president of Fairmont Hotels and Resorts’ western mountain region. In this role, Resch will oversee Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, Fairmont Chateau Whistler and Fairmont Banff Springs, where he also now serves as general manager. Resch first joined Fairmont in 1994, as assistant front office manager at the brand’s Vancouver hotel. He proceeded to hold successive…

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